Tutoring in Math and Science
Tutoring in Science and Math
Tutoring in science and math is available in the Jensen SAS Center starting February 4, 2019. View Peer Mentor schedule.
There are multiple centers on campus that tutor courses offered by the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics:
- SAS Peer Mentors offers tutoring in science and math
- Physics Learning Assistants offers tutoring focused on physics and math
- Lingren Math Tutoring Center focuses on math
- Learning Assistance Center offers tutoring in lower-division science and math courses.
Reasons for Receiving Tutoring
You can seek out tutoring for a variety of reasons:
- review before a test
- review exam results and missed homework problems
- gain study skills and time management strategies
- overcome struggling with a particular concept or problem
- build your confidence in a subject matter
- stay on top of your homework and study routine.
Types of Tutoring
Tutoring can take different forms:
- coming to the tutoring center with a set of question you need assistance with
- studying in the tutoring center and ask a tutor questions as they arise
- "teaching" the tutor what you have learned and have them review your knowledge
- having a tutor quiz you before test
- visiting the center with a group of friends and inviting the tutor to help with any problem areas.
- ask your academic advisor about individual tutoring if you would like an assigned Peer Mentor
Benefits of Tutoring
You can benefit from tutoring in a number of ways:
- increase your confidence in a particular subject matter as well as in your academic skills
- build connections with upperclass students and classmates
- increase your opportunity for success in forthcoming courses
- learn new study and problem-solving strategies.